Accession Number:

ADA455415

Title:

Irregular Warfare Special Study

Descriptive Note:

Final special study 31 May 2006-4 Aug 2006

Corporate Author:

JOINT WARFIGHTERS JOINT TEST AND EVALUATION SUFFOLK VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-08-04

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

This report provides study results, research, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations concerning doctrinal implications of Irregular Warfare IW as introduceddescribed in the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review 2006 QDR report and the subsequent Quadrennial Defense Review Irregular Warfare IW Roadmap. Specifically this study identifies current joint doctrinal treatment of IW and its aspects, to include content of ongoing revision efforts identifies any joint doctrinal voids concerning IW and proposes courses of action for resolving identified voids and identifies terminology implicationsdoctrinal issues related to IW. The study used a systematic approach by gathering pertinent information and then analyzing it in relation to IW. Thorough research and data collection was conducted on IW. Analysis centered on IW terminology and possible doctrinal voids and redundancies within the 10 IW activities aspects listed in the IW roadmap and, as a minimum, their associated joint publications JPs. Conclusions were drawn regarding the doctrinal implications of IW. Finally, recommendations were made regarding the joint doctrinal treatment of IW and courses of action proposed for resolving identified joint doctrinal voids.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE